NT1985 : Half Owre Half Owre to Aberdour...

taken 12 years ago, near to Aberdour, Fife, Great Britain

Half Owre Half Owre to Aberdour...
Half Owre Half Owre to Aberdour...
...give or take...depending how fast you pedal.

This interesting sculpture is a mile marker for The National Cycle Network.
Sited at Aberdour Railway Station it shows:
18m to Edinburgh. 6m to Inverkeithing. 143m to Aberdeen. 9m to Kirkcaldy. There are 1000 like this across the country, sponsored by The Royal Bank of Scotland.

"...Haf owre, haf owre to Aberdour,
'Tis fiftie fadom deip,
And thair lies guid Sir Patrick Spens,
Wi' the Scots lords at his feit. " from the classic Scots poem 'Sir Patrick Spens'

Many alternative scripts: "Half-owre, half-owre to Aberdour,
'Tis fifty fathoms deep;
And there lies gude Sir Patrick Spens,
Wi' the Scots lords at his feet!"/
"Half ower"/"Haf ower" etc.....
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Sunday, 28 August, 2005   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 28 August, 2005
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Milepost   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 190 854 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:3.2744N 3:18.1299W
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